St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches attractions

Top Choice Beach in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

Fort DeSoto Park

With 1136 acres of unspoiled wilderness, Fort DeSoto is one of Florida’s premier beach parks. It includes 7 miles of beaches (including a dog beach), two fishing piers and an extensive nature trail hopping over five…
Top Choice Beach in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

Pass-a-Grille Beach

The epic sliver of sand that is Pass-a-Grille Beach is the most idyllic barrier-island beach, backed only by beach houses and a long stretch of metered public parking. Here you can watch boats coming through Pass-a-…
State Park in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

Egmont Key State Park

Union troops were stationed on uninhabited Egmont Key during the Civil War, and you can visit Egmont’s ruined Fort Dade by ferry from Fort DeSoto Park. Once here you can explore the ruined fort and abandoned houses,…
Wildlife Reserve in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

Seaside Seabird Sanctuary

The largest wild-bird hospital in North America, this sanctuary has more than 100 sea and land birds for public viewing, including a resident population of permanently injured pelicans, owls, gulls and falcons, and …
Beach in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

St Pete Beach

Anchored by the huge, historic Moorish Mediterranean Don CeSar Hotel, St Pete Beach is a long, double-wide strand with parasail booths and chair rentals seemingly every 50ft. It's crowded with families and spring br…
Beach in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

Treasure Island

Even wider than St Pete Beach and more jam-packed with fun-seekers, concessions and motels. Very built up, with lots of public access, volleyball courts and beachside tiki bars, many of which are connected by the Tr…
Beach in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

Indian Rocks Beach

This quieter, family-oriented beach appeals to day-trippers looking for their own stretch of sand. Most of the action is clustered around 17th Ave, where there are public restrooms and several popular seafood restau…
Pier in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

John's Pass Village

For an industrial-strength concentration of Florida seaside tackiness, tie up the boat (er, park the car) at this former fishing village now transmogrified into an all-in-one, wharf-sized nautical tourist trap. Any …